Citizen Science - Learning from Crowd Sourcing

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Monday, 3 February 2014: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room C107 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Cochairs:  Mark Shafer, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK and Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO
  11:00 AM
mPING: Crowd-Sourcing Weather Reports for Research
Kimberly L. Elmore, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Z. L. Flamig, V. Lakshmanan, B. Kaney, V. Farmer, H. D. Reeves, and L. P. Rothfusz
  11:15 AM
The Drought Impact Reporter as a Framework for Citizen Science
Kelly Helm Smith, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE; and M. D. Svoboda, H. Reges, D. Gutzmer, Q. Guan, C. C. Poulsen, R. Li, S. Owen, and M. J. Hayes
  11:30 AM
Improving Understanding of Drought Impacts in Coastal Ecosystems through Citizen Science
Amanda Brennan, Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments, Columbia, SC; and B. Haywood, K. Lackstrom, and K. Dow
  11:45 AM
FLOCAST: Flooding Observations Citizens As Scientists using Technology Project
Brandon R. Smith, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, Z. Flamig, C. Lutoff, and L. R. Lagadec